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US, Cuba re-establish diplomatic ties officially after 54 years

People gather outside the Cuban embassy after the Cuban flag was raised in a ceremony in Washington. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic......

After 54-year freeze, US and Cuba formally re-establish diplomatic ties

The United States and Cuba have announced that they have formally re-established diplomatic relations after 54-year freeze and would reopen embassies in their respective capitals from July 20, a......

Did Cuban cigars thaw US-Cuba relations?

'The irresistible Cuban cigars, which acquire their unique flavour as they are rolled on the thighs of Cuban women have always been the ultimate temptation for cigar connoisseurs in the US,' says......

Obama drops Cuba from state terrorism list

United States President Barack Obama has decided to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House said. The move was immediately welcomed by top American lawmakers.......

Meet the Castros!

In a startling, unexpected, development, the United States and Cuba ended over 50 years of estrangement on Wednesday, December 17. American Presidents had forbade any contact with Cuba since Fidel......

Parle Agro re-enters cola market after 20 years with Cafe Cuba

Two decades after it hived off its carbonated soft drinks portfolio, Parle Agro today announced its re-entry into the Rs 15,000-crore (Rs 150-billion) cola market early next year with the launch......

A peek into Cuba's housing facilities

Cuba has an eclectic mix of colonial and Art Deco homes, apartment complexes and impoverished buildings.   In November 2011, the government decreed that Cubans could buy and sell homes......

Cuba keen to have Tata Nano on its roads

Joining the list of nations that are keen to have the Nano ply on their roads, Cubasaid on Friday the world's cheapest car from the house of Tatas has huge potential in the Caribbean nation.Cuban......

US rice sector hit by EU, Cuba ban

Ban on US rice by the European Union and Cuba is turning out to be detrimental for the American rice sector as the commodity may found it tough to get buyers now.According to a report published by......

OVL to invest $150 mn in Cuba

ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp, will invest close to $150 million in the seven oil and gas blocks it recently acquired in Cuba.The blocks hold more than 4......

PIX: Salman, Katrina shoot for Ek Tha Tiger in Cuba

The shooting of Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer Ek Tha Tiger is currently underway in Cuba. We stumbled across some pictures on Khan's fan club Facebook account, which showed the former couple......

Gold Cup: Dempsey hat-trick helps US reach semis

USA's Clint Dempsey, right, celebrates with teammate Aron Johannsson after defeating Cuba. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images Clint Dempsey recorded his first hat-trick for the United States in a......

Maradona to play 'Match for Peace' in Cuba

Diego Maradona has been invited by Colombia's FARC to play for their team in a soccer ‘Game for Peace’ during talks in Cuba between the rebels and the Colombian government looking to......

U.S. woman swims record-breaking Cuba-to-Florida stretch without shark cage!

A 64-year-old American long-distance swimmer, Diana Nyad, completed a 35-year-long quest to cross the Florida Straits on Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba without a shark cage.......

CONCACAF football: Gold Cup US edge Costa Rica, Cuba through

The United States topped Group C with a 1-0 win over Costa Rica on Tuesday while Cuba also advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-finals as one of the best third-place teams after beating Belize......

Jellyfish sting ends Aus woman's record swim from Cuba to US

Australian long-distance swimmer Chloe McCardel abandoned her quest to become the first person to make the 103 mile (166 km) swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, after she was......
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Pope Francis Prepares for Most Political Trip Yet

File Photo of Pope Francis. (Agence France-Presse) Vatican City: Pope Francis is gearing up for potentially his most politically charged trip yet,... ...

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Fraser-Pryce storms to gold

Twice Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce raced to victory in the Diamond League womens 100 metres final on Thursday with a time of 10.93... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/499173/fraser-pryce-storms-gold.html
Cuba's tourism industry limited by conditions on the island, reveals US study

Despite progress in diplomatic links between the US and Cuba, the former'sembargo remains in place, which will affect Cuba's tourism industry that... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/cubas-tourism-industry-limited-by-conditions-on-the-island-reveals-us-study-2/
In policy shift, Cuba welcomes back doctors who deserted

Cuba has decided to allow doctors who deserted while on foreign missions to return home without punishment or loss of position in the state health... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/in-policy-shift-cuba-welcomes-back-doctors-who-deserted_1667390.html
Iranian official hints at prisoner swap for US reporter

The speaker of Iran's parliament hinted in a US radio interview Thursday at the possibility of a prisoner swap to free detained Iranian-American... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/iranian-official-hints-at-prisoner-swap-for-us-reporter/article1-1387220.aspx

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